Howard E. Person
  • Baystate Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice
    50 Maple St. P.O. Box 9058
    Springfield, MA 01102

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“My sincere condolences to you Laura and your family. ”
1 of 33 | Posted by: Iris Gold - East Longmeadow, MA

“Remembering your great love story today and always. ”
2 of 33 | Posted by: rob

“I was so shocked to hear of Howie's passing. He was such a kind , genuine person. I enjoyed cutting his hair and chatting with him. He was always so...Read More »
3 of 33 | Posted by: Wendy Brouillette - Holyoke, MA

“Dodo,Doug,Kathy and the girls...I am so sorry about the passing of Howie. I have so many wonderful memories of growing up with him. We have been out...Read More »
4 of 33 | Posted by: Gina Fusco - Amherst, MA

“I remember Howard as a kind , gentle, bright man, who despite his considerable accomplishments, never looked down on others. I saw only...Read More »
5 of 33 | Posted by: Mark Morsbach - South Hadley, MA

“What a great guy, gone too soon. His smile was contagious. Our Savior's Lutheran lost a great saint. May God bring Howie's family peace and comfort. ”
6 of 33 | Posted by: Barb Callan-Bogia - South Hadley, MA

“We are diminished by Howie's passing. He made his mark on the world and we will never forget him. A man of conviction, strong faith and a kind...Read More »
7 of 33 | Posted by: Richard Laudenat - East Haddam, CT

“Kathy,Laura and Amy,Howie was such a wonderful and loving husband and father. He will be missed by all of us. Hold on to the tender memories he...Read More »
8 of 33 | Posted by: Nancy Hale - Wilbraham, MA

“Howie was so dear a man! He represented true Christian kindness and humility. To Kathy, Laura, Amy and Dolores: praying that God brings you...Read More »
9 of 33 | Posted by: A friend

“Kathy, my sisters and I are thinking of you and the girls with love, and hoping the love surrounding all of you sustains and comforts you. We all...Read More »
10 of 33 | Posted by: A friend

“Jeffrey and I are sending our deepest condolences to the Person Family. Howie was always there with a kind word and bright smile for everyone. At...Read More »
11 of 33 | Posted by: Jeri Hinz - Granby, MA

“Howie was such a wonderful colleague to work with. His smile and wit will be sorely missed. ”
12 of 33 | Posted by: Mike Gwyther - Golden, CO

“Howie was the best of the best. All of us at Our Savior's Lutheran Church held him in love and the very highest regard. That electric smile and...Read More »
13 of 33 | Posted by: Bruce and Marty Benander - MA

“Dolores,our deepest sympathy to you and Howie's family on your loss.Don & Cathy Titusville Florida ”
14 of 33 | Posted by: A friend

“Cathy, Laura and Amy you are in our thoughts and prayers. Our hearts are heavy with this sad news. Howie was a class act. The best of the best! ...Read More »
15 of 33 | Posted by: David and Donna Brown

“I am so sorry for your loss. The world has lost a godly and wonderful man but heaven has gained an awesome angel. His faith has brought him home. ...Read More »
16 of 33 | Posted by: Lois Pare - Granby, MA - Friend

“In the years that I knew him from working at Mt. Tom, he was always a sweet and kind person. Taken too soon. ”
17 of 33 | Posted by: Corine Hellerman - Prospect, CT

“Laura, I just heard about the loss of your Dad. I am so sorry. Condolences to you and your family. God Bless you all. ”
18 of 33 | Posted by: Deb Markham - Agawam, MA

“So sorry for your loss. Howie was such a nice guy. ”
19 of 33 | Posted by: Jill Cummings - Reno, NV

“Dear Kathy, Laura and Amy,Our hearts are broken with this news. Our prayers for your peace and comfort will be on going. May the love of God keep and...Read More »
20 of 33 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Laura and family. Ob behalf of my Mom and Dad, Barry and myself, please accept our deepest sympathies on the passing of your Dad. May happy...Read More »
21 of 33 | Posted by: Connie Rogers Davison - SC

“So sorry to hear about Howie. I knew him at Maritime and, after many years, recently bumped into him in Southampton. I enjoyed his company and...Read More »
22 of 33 | Posted by: Bruce Kay - Southampton, MA

“I have never met a kinder person in my life, never had a cross word to say to anyone, may you now know no pain and eternal rest my friend. To the...Read More »
23 of 33 | Posted by: Leroy Thomas - Springfield, MA

“My deepest condolences. He was the best mentor anyone could ask for and certainly a stand up guy! It was my pleasure to have him as a fellow...Read More »
24 of 33 | Posted by: Amanda Vazquez - South Hadley, MA

“Kathy and girls, I am so sorry to hear about Howie. He was such a nice guy who was always friendly to everyone. He will be missed by all the people...Read More »
25 of 33 | Posted by: Cindylee Jenks - Chicopee, MA

“Dolores, So sorry for your loss. Please accept my Sympathy to you & Howie's family. Bill & Stephanie ”
26 of 33 | Posted by: Bill Slater - Jupiter, FL

“This was a very sad thing to hear. Howie was a prince and always smiling. I worked with Howie for many years and always had a lot of respect for his...Read More »
27 of 33 | Posted by: Jim Merchant - Windsor Locks, CT

“Kathy and family, Howie brought joy to many and was an amazing friend. My deepest condolences. May his light and laughter keep shining. Barbara...Read More »
28 of 33 | Posted by: A friend

“Kathy and family-Saddened to hear of Howie's passing. I hope that your pleasant memories of him and his joie-de-vivre help make this difficult time...Read More »
29 of 33 | Posted by: Heather Clark - Epping, NH

“my thoughts and prayers are with you all he was a great guy hugs to all ”
30 of 33 | Posted by: Jane Feinstein - Cottonwood, AZ

“To the Person family, my deepest condolences. Howie was a great Man and made many very positive impressions on me over the 30 plus years we knew...Read More »
31 of 33 | Posted by: clarence kaye - Holyoke, MA

“Dolores, Kathy and family. I'm so saddened to hear about Howie. There is no words to express my sorry for the girls who have lost their dad and...Read More »
32 of 33 | Posted by: Brenda and Tom Kerle

“I am never sure what to say in these circumstances but I do know one thing, Uncle Howie was a compassionate man and knew how to love his family. He...Read More »
33 of 33 | Posted by: Dave Clark - Wilbraham, MA

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Howard E. Person, 56, of Holyoke, died on Saturday, December 31, 2016 at home surrounded by his family. He was born in Springfield, son of Dolores E. (Dutton) Person and the late Edward A. Person, was a 1978 graduate of Minnechaug High School and received his Bachelor of Science Degree from Massachusetts Maritime Academy. Howard was a Reservist with United States Navy from 1982 to 1988. He was a longtime member of Our Saviors Lutheran Church in South Hadley and belonged to the Vernon Lodge of Masons. Howard was the Plant Manager for First Light Power Resources for many years. He is survived by his wife of thirty three years, Kathleen M. (Hale) Person; two beloved daughters, Laura E. Person of Westfield and Amy K. Person of Holyoke. He also leaves a brother, Douglas E. Person and his wife Kate of Sundown, NH. A Funeral Service will be held on Friday at 10:00 a.m. in Our Saviors Lutheran Church, 319 Granby Road, South Hadley, MA. Burial will be at a later date in Rhode Island. Calling hours will be held Thursday from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the Barry J. Farrell Funeral Home, 2049 Northampton Street, Holyoke. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Mass. Chapter, 9 Erie Drive Suite 101, Natick, MA 01760 or to Baystate Hospice & VNA, 50 Maple St. Springfield, MA 01102

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